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Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 10:00

Traulsen and Hobart Kick Off 2022 Save Your Kitchen

The Seventh Annual Sweepstakes Promises to Upgrade the Performance of Four Lucky K-12 Kitchens with New Traulsen and Hobart Equipment

FORT WORTH, Texas (February 2, 2022) – ITW Food Equipment Group is proud to kick off the Save Your Kitchen 2022 campaign sweepstakes. This seventh iteration of the popular K-12 kitchen equipment makeover initiative corresponds with this year’s school nutrition events including National School Breakfast Week, School Lunch Hero Week, the School Nutrition Association (SNA) Annual National Conference and National School Lunch Week.

This year’s SNA conference is set to take place in Orlando, FL on July 10-12, 2022. The theme for the campaign features “K-12 Kitchenland” and theme park characters that will inspire school nutrition professionals to imagine how to improve their operations and further student health. Save Your Kitchen will provide free Traulsen and Hobart kitchen equipment to four winning sweepstakes entrants.

The ITW FEG legendary team of K-12 theme park characters are led by Martin the Wizard (aka Martin the Carton) and support K-12 school nutrition professionals by offering chances for school nutrition pros to upgrade their operational performance and efficiency like never before. Joining Martin in Kitchenland will be Sally Strawberella, Princess of Cartonia; Prince Carton, Prince of Cartonia; Sir Mixinlots; and Admiral Washbuckler.

Among the products offered in this year’s sweepstakes are Traulsen refrigerators, a freezer or a milk cooler plus a Centerline™ by Hobart slicer or mixer, or a Hobart food processor for all four sweepstakes, and a Hobart AM16 base dish machine for the July sweepstakes only. Different products may be available for specific sweepstakes.

The entry deadline for the first sweepstake is March 11, 2022, to correspond with National School Breakfast Week. There will be three additional quarterly sweepstakes in May, July and October.  Sweepstakes details, entry form, products and other information can be found at  

Traulsen, an ITW Food Equipment Group brand, has been providing the most trusted refrigeration equipment for foodservice and food retail operations since 1938. Traulsen offers a broad refrigeration product offering that includes reach-ins, roll-ins, undercounters, blast chillers, prep tables, merchandisers and milk coolers. Traulsen is part of ITW Food Equipment Group  LLC (a subsidiary of Illinois Tool Works) and is proud to be an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2008. To learn more about Traulsen, visit or connect with us on Facebook at

At Hobart, an ITW Food Equipment Group brand, people and food are our passion. We believe great food brings people together, and the relationships we share feed our inspiration to be the best we can be for one another. As a food equipment manufacturer and service provider, we’ve been dedicated for more than a century to supporting those who are not only passionate about creating great food but are inspired by the people they serve and come to know on a daily basis. Likewise, it is our mission to provide premium food equipment that foodservice and food retail professionals can trust to work hard and deliver quality, consistent results day in and day out, empowering them to focus on what they love most—creating great food for great people. Backed by our nationwide network of 1,500 factory-trained service technicians, we’re always nearby to install, maintain and service your equipment. Hobart is part of ITW Food Equipment Group LLC (a subsidiary of Illinois Tool Works) and is proud to be an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2008. Explore Hobart by visiting, connecting with us on Facebook at or by contacting your local Hobart representative at 888-4HOBART.

Media Contact
On behalf of Traulsen & Hobart:
Greg Gramke
Lamark Media
(937) 572-9283